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  • 2018
  • By Darrian Matthews , a 2018 Judge K.K. Legett Fellow at Washington Legal Foundation who will be entering her third year at Texas Tech University School of Law in the fall. (wlflegalpulse.com)
  • Lawyer
  • This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information. (law.com)
  • Find a good contingent-fee trial lawyer who can help you evaluate the facts and liability. (sfweekly.com)
  • injuries
  • Known colloquially as the Scaffold Law, the statute imposes absolute liability upon owners and general contractors when workers sustain gravity related injuries, without regard to their contributing fault. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • It imposes a nondelegable, absolute liability on owners and general contractors for construction-related injuries, even though the liable party does not perform the work, supervise the work, or employ the injured worker. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Section 25602 (d)(1) states that nothing shall preclude a claim against a parent, guardian or another adult who knowingly furnishes alcoholic beverages at his or her residence to a person whom he or she knows, or should have known, to be under 21 years of age, in which case the furnishing of the alcoholic beverage may be found to be the proximate (legal) cause of resulting injuries or death. (sfweekly.com)
  • If you or someone you know suffers an injury such as third degree burns or smoke inhalation, you should call Kramer & Pollack LLP in Mineola, New York so that the personal injury attorneys in that firm can determine whether another party has legal liability for injuries suffered, and if the injured party has a strong legal case. (burn-injury-resource-center.com)
  • risks
  • But these modern tools have also presented new compliance challenges, legal risks, and potent means of reaching potential class members and spreading litigation trends. (njbia.org)
  • Multiple-choice questions ask you to identify concerns of P.E. teachers, reasons legal liability issues surface, the management of student risks and more. (study.com)
  • The legal risks associated with health research involving human subjects have been highlighted recently by a number of lawsuits launched against those involved in conducting and evaluating the research. (biomedcentral.com)
  • To keep you better informed and advised, we regularly publish newsletters for Property Risks & Coverage, Motor (Court in Traffic) and Scotland (Legal Watch Scotland). (plexuslaw.co.uk)
  • negligent
  • Products liability claims and negligent entrustment claims can both involve tortious conduct in another jurisdiction that leads to an injury in Pennsylvania. (law.com)
  • Liability is not limited where the livestock professional knowingly used faulty tack, the person failed to reasonable care to protect the participant from a known, human-made dangerous condition, the person is a livestock activity sponsor and fails to comply with the notice requirement, or the act or omission of the person was willful or negligent. (animallaw.info)
  • judgment
  • While its seminal decision on corporate liability for nursing homes awaits judgment from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the state Superior Court has kicked a similar matter back to Philadelphia court for the possible addition of punitive damages. (law.com)
  • officers
  • It suggests imputing absolute liability to corporate officers, relative to their degree of knowledge and control, by way of class-based administrative monetary penalties on the basis that such penalties would align the costs of liability with those best-positioned to avoid it, and thereby realign corporate incentives. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • U.S. consular officers will assist you if you encounter serious legal , medical , or financial difficulties. (seraph.net)
  • employee
  • According to the law firm Jackson Lewis, NJBIA's HR legal hotline provider , website accessibility, employee biometric information, and online assessments of job candidates are some of the areas employers need to watch. (njbia.org)
  • Through our understanding of day-to-day business activities and arrangements for project supervision, at the outset of the claim we explore whether a contribution from another contractor/organisation can be made or if there is an alternative liability policy, e.g. a road traffic accident policy where an employee has been injured by a work provided vehicle. (plexuslaw.co.uk)
  • theory
  • If you try to join a government entity on a novel liability theory only to have it dismissed as immune, you have provided the groundwork for the other defendants to have the jury apportion liability against the government entity and reduce the total verdict. (law.com)
  • firm
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - A professional liability insurer has no duty to cover the costs of a $1.75 million legal malpractice action filed against a law firm insured and two of its attorneys, a District of Columbia federal judge ruled April 10 (Chicago Insurance Co. v. Paulson & Nace, et al. (lexisnexis.com)
  • news
  • LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. (law.com)
  • Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. (law.com)
  • work
  • an individual's legal recreational activities outside work hours. (slideshare.net)
  • By deciding that Arizona companies have no duty to protect family members from exposure to harmful materials their employees may take home on their work clothes, Arizona has refused to go the way of neighboring states on "take home" asbestos liability. (wlflegalpulse.com)
  • advice
  • This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • It is crucial you get good legal advice as soon as possible so you know your rights and entitlement to compensation. (gordonlegal.com.au)
  • Lawyers
  • According to him, his ministry was also able to secure assistance from the International Senior Lawyers Project in specialised areas of legal practice such as preparing, drafting and reviewing international commercial agreements to cover capacity deficit in the ministry in the short term. (foroyaa.gm)
  • absolute
  • Legally, the concept of absolute liability will not usually apply. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A The motoring offence of using a motor vehicle without a vehicle excise licence is an offence of absolute liability , punishable by way of a fine. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • This absolute liability rendered it almost impossible for someone to defend against such charges. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Bhushan said the principle of absolute liability and the polluter pays principle formulated by the SC did not recognise any limit to liability. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • He shouldn't have to re-establish Labour''s credentials - apart from apologising for his party''s wrecking of the economy and absolute liability over immigration. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • He looked an absolute liability before last season, then came back a totally different player before getting injured (with what might be his last match for us, against Leeds last season, being one of the best individual displays by a Coventry player last season). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • If the Oireachtas is to enact legislation to reinstate an offence of absolute liability , it can only do so after a constitutional amendment approved by the people at referendum. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • limit
  • 2. Regarding physical education, which of the following is an example of an agreement to limit liability? (study.com)
  • person
  • a phrase to describe a case where liability attaches to a person on the happening of a given condition and despite any care that that person may have taken and despite any facts suggesting the happening was outside human foresight. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • For purposes of apportioning liability only, the question of liability of any defendant or other person who has entered into a release with the plaintiff with respect to the action and who is not a party shall be transmitted to the trier of fact upon appropriate requests and proofs by any party. (law.com)
  • There is an exception to this rule - if the obviously intoxicated person is a minor, liability may exist. (sfweekly.com)
  • case
  • The attorney general of the Cherokee Nation on Thursday asked an Oklahoma federal court to dismiss a suit filed by pharmacies and drug distributors aimed at halting a tribal court case against them that alleged liability for opioid addiction, saying the tribal court case had ended. (law360.com)
  • needs
  • She has a personal and professional commitment to South West Victoria, has served on community Boards for more than a decade and understands the legal needs of injured people. (gordonlegal.com.au)
  • professional
  • Both Plexus Legal LLP and Plexus Law Ltd are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority whose professional rules can be accessed at www.sra.org.uk . (plexuslaw.co.uk)
  • likely
  • So, Trisha, I don't have enough information but, if the drunken driver was an adult driving his own car, there is most likely no civil liability against the uncle or the liquor store. (sfweekly.com)
  • corporate
  • This educational webinar, outlined the key legal requirements that need to be considered when implementing a corporate wellness program. (slideshare.net)
  • Health
  • In some cases, a legal issue may arise when a patient ostensibly chooses to undergo a hysterectomy, but is not adequately advised of all of the health and life-related impacts that the procedure may have, and/or is not thoroughly informed of other, less invasive and less permanent treatment options. (alllaw.com)
  • upon
  • Interestingly, the liability against the hospital was based in part upon the fact that the hospital's REC had approved the research protocol and the consent form which was determined by the Court to be deficient. (biomedcentral.com)